Hunting News

Commission approves updated CWD management plan

Commission approves updated CWD management plan

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

The Game and Fish Commission has unanimously approved an update to the agency’s official Chronic Wasting Disease Management and Response Plan. During the Commission’s January meeting, State Wildlife Veterinarian Dr. Jenn Ballard explained the need for an updated plan. The agency’s first CWD plan, finalized in 2006, solely focused on res...

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Free trees available for backyard buffers

Free trees available for backyard buffers

By Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Free tree seedlings are available to landowners in several counties who have a creek, drainage ditch, stream, or other waterway on or near their property through the Backyard Buffers program. Trees and shrubs planted along waterways help improve water quality by absorbing excess nutrients, lowering peak water temperatures, reducing sediment and s...

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Recent Hunting News

NM bill would make teaching youth to shoot illegal
NM bill would make teaching youth to shoot illegal

By Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation

New Mexico Senate Bill 224 - Crime of Failure to Secure Firearm (SB 224) would make it illegal for children under 12 years of age to access or handle a firearm. Also, any child 12 to 18-years-old would not be allowed to handle or ... READ MORE


81,729 deer harvested during 2020-21 season
81,729 deer harvested during 2020-21 season

By Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Deer hunters in Maryland harvested 81,729 deer during the combined archery, firearms and muzzleloader seasons from Sept. 11, 2020 through Feb. 3, 2021. The statewide harvest included 29,242 antlered and 49,033 antlerless white-tailed deer, ... READ MORE


2020 CWD testing of hunter-harvested deer complete
2020 CWD testing of hunter-harvested deer complete

By South Dakota Department of Game Fish and Parks

Game, Fish and Parks thanks all hunters who participated in the CWD surveillance program in 2020. Four new counties were determined to have CWD and are now considered endemic in South Dakota. These counties include Ziebach, Lyman, Mellette ... READ MORE


Maine 2021 moose permit lottery now open; closes May 13
Maine 2021 moose permit lottery now open; closes May 13

By Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

Dreaming of the hunt of a lifetime? The 2021 Maine moose permit lottery application process is now open. Applications for the moose permit lottery will be accepted online only. To apply online, fill out the online moose permit applicat... READ MORE


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